Norfolk Southern participated in the location of 73 new industries and the expansion of 27 existing industries along its rail lines in 2011.
Patriot Rail Corp. has donated its 21-mile Mississippi & Skuna Valley Railroad to Calhoun and Yalobusha counties in Mississippi.
Hawaii's Honolulu Rail Transit Authority awarded a $38.8 million contract to AECOM Technical Services, Inc., to design the project's airport section of the elevated rail guideway.
C. L. "Larry" Laurello of Saybrook, Ohio, passed away on Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, at his home.
Colo Railroad Builders appointed Cene Cooley as vice president of operations in Texas.
Robert Stromsted has been named a senior vice president at Parsons Brinckerhoff.
In his new position, Stromsted will be responsible for strategic planning and business development. He will be based in the firm's New York office.